WVSSAR Color Guard at Fort Randolph

The following photo of the WVSSAR Color Guard at the Siege of Fort Randolph reenactment on May 21, 2016 was provided by Compatriot Bob Grumbling.

WVSSAR Color Guard at the Siege of Fort Randolph, 21 May 2016

WVSSAR Color Guard at the Siege of Fort Randolph, 21 May 2016

The Siege of Fort Randolph is reenacted annually at Krodel Park located at Point Pleasant WV to celebrate the successful defense of Fort Randolph against 200 Shawnee warriors in May of 1778.

General Andrew Lewis Chapter Meeting

Well-known Historian Karen Nance will be the featured speaker at the Thursday, May 12 meeting of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter. Nance’s topic will be “Slavery and the Underground Railroad in the Tri-State”.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Enslow Park Presbyterian Church,
1338 Enslow Blvd., Huntington, W.V.

Refreshments will the served and is open to the public.

Message from the WVSSAR Color Guard Commander

Dear Chapter Presidents,

As the new State Color Guard Commander, I would like to form a roster of Compatriots interested in serving in the State Color Guard.  If you would forward names of those who will serve at our events it will be appreciated. I would like to have their phone number and e-mail address, sent from them or from you which ever is more convenient. Continue reading

SAR “Cemetery Preservation 101”

At the 2015 SAR Fall Leadership Meeting, the SAR Outreach Education program offered the “Cemetery Preservation 101” workshop which was presented by Mr. J. Michael Higgs, historian of Cave Hill Cemetery of Louisville, KY and Gwen Mooney. President of Cave Hill Cemetery of Louisville, KY. The workshop covered cemetery protocol, guidelines and topics such as surveying cemeteries, monument repair and conservation, etc. Continue reading

General Andrew Lewis Chapter Meeting 10 Mar 2016

Marshall University Professor Phillip Rutherford will be the featured speaker at the Thursday, March 10 meeting of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter in Huntington.
His topic will be “Fighting Fare: American Servicemen and the Taste of War, 1941-1945”.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Enslow Park Presbyterian Church, 1338 Enslow Blvd. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited.